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The GV-N450-1GI GTS 450 is an excellent example of what happens when Gigabyte takes a little initiative to improve on a good thing. The result is a reference design video card with an improved cooler, for longer life, and a respectable factory overclock for increased performance. Together these equal an excellent value add for any gamer on a budget.
Our tests have shown that while overclocking can increase performance; those gains do not always translate equally across all gaming experiences. Things like system speed, screen resolution, and the game itself play a huge role in the performance outcome. However, in the case of the Gigabyte GTS 450 you can get all of this extra performance by simply installing the video card.
High Overclocking Potential
Perfect for 1680x1050 Resolutions
Dual slot cooler
No external exhaust